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Jun 18, 2013 10:00pm PDT
% of the return. >> narrator: correspondent martin smith investigates. >> smith: make it simple. >> that's a question that can only be answered on what your risk appetite is. >> smith: but this isn't making it simple. >> well, i... i wish it was simple. >> if you want to gamble with your retirement money, be my guest. >> narrator: tonight frontline, "the retirement gamble." >> frontline is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. and by the corporation for public broadcasting. major support ffrontline is provided by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world. more information is available at additional funding is provided by the park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. and by the frontline journalism fund, supporting investigative reporting and enterprise journalism. >> increasingly, americans in money trouble in this bad economy are borrowing from their 401(k)s... >> the number of workers borrowing from their accounts has reached a te
Jun 15, 2013 8:00pm EDT
sending in an often are sooner to get them out. that man would be 24-year-old oss officer lloyd smith. smith the bin station in egypt for almost a year and then promoted to captain recruited by oss in cairo in early september september 1943. an oss recruiter promised smith because his brother clayton was headed overseas to serve as a pilot on that the bee 26 bomber. smith later wrote unless i get something more exciting than ordinance that would have trouble living with him after the war. soon after smith arrived at oss headquarters to bari italy his commanding officer said to him we have a priority job. how should like to volunteer to go to albania? though smith knew little of the trainer language he agreed to locate the stranded americans and bring them to the coast for evacuation with a three-hour -- under his belt. smith received his orders on november 30 and by the evening of december 2 yesterday made two attempts to cross the adriatic by the vote another port cities southeast of bari. when a second attempt had been canceled that day because of the discovery of german minds in th
Comedy Central
Jun 17, 2013 7:30pm PDT
doing to you? it was... i was interviewing jadyn smith. >> that is scary. i know. i said to him in this dream i said it looks really bad. just your shoulder i can see will smith going like this. like a 1950s... so it is so funny. >> thank you so much. you directed this as well. i did. i can't let jon stewart be the only jew in hollywood directing movies. [ cheers and applause ] i think he would have been if it wasn't for me stepping in. it's just us now. >> a pretty bold move to decide your first movie to direct is going to be about the end of the world. >> bold is one word for it. incredibly stupid might be another word for it. it's as complicated a movie as you can really make. there's giant monsters and the world ending and demons and it's a comedy which makes it even harder. but, yeah, you know, i march into difficulty. why not go for it. >> you cowrote and codirected with your friend. >> my friend evan goldberg who i might in bar mitzvah class. >> that's a note to any writers out there. just fake being jewish. >> exactly. lock on to the first kid that you see. >> it's true.
Jun 16, 2013 5:00pm PDT
, the very pressing financial matter raised earlier by miss smith that we are pursuing to ensure we enter into a corrective action plan by july 1. it will ensure that we are complying with federal guidelines to meet criteria and increase vital funding to meet our serious financial needs now and in the future. you'll hear shortly from mr. arnold, a /kphaeur of the commission's finance and personnel committee that we recently established as one of the first actions. he can describe in a bit more detail the severity of the financial crisis we find ourselves in. our need to establish this maintenance mechanic will provide project based rather than centralized maintenance services. this will provide better mechanicment and service delivery to address maintenance need. they have determined that significant progress has been made towards compliance with stop loss criteria with except of this position, which provides site based maintenance and repairs in the best interest of the residents who call them home. i'm proud to say that as of today we have ratified agreements with three labor unio
Jun 17, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. they each face arson and conspiracy to commit arson. smith told investigators he torched 52 and bundick set fire to 15. >> the edge back on d.c. the blooming dale neighborhood is on edge after a violent stabbing of a young woman. a young identified woman was walking home with her bag last thursday night when she was assaulted. >> brian, blooming dale is a neighborhood in transition with long time residents and new young urban professionals. residents told us adams street is usually quiet and safe but the woman who is assaulted doesn't want neighbors to let their guard down -- the woman does not want to walk -- talk on camera but is warning others to be careful at night. her assailant approached her and tried to wrestle her to the ground. she was walking her bicycle at the time. she says she tried to defend herself but he jabbed her with a sharp object in the arm and aimed at her stomach. he didn't rob her didn't ask for money. he never said a word. when she screamed he ran away. police have not found the suspect. neighbors who like their street and generally feel safe acknowledged that ther
Jun 19, 2013 8:30am PDT
a promoter by the name of terrence smith and that terrence smith has parties regularly and calls them frequent and charges $15 a head and i'm putting this out there so you are all aware but $15 a head and he promoted it in a sense he has a network of kids and they sell their tickets to friends. so it's as if i say hey, i'm selling tickets if you sell 50 you get in for free. i inquired to the patrons of the party hey do you know whose birthday it is they didn't want to talk about it. let's see still at the party we're getting the information from jason we asked - and i don't know if i jason didn't have the conditions of their permit and a generally it's nice to see the conditions of the permit for the officers so they can see did ratio i heard it's one to 80. so i would request they have that handy i suggested they have a binder thatlize the conditions of the permit and emergency evacuation plan and emergency contact numbers as well as - what else did i president in there. there was something else. oh, the guard cards. they said they regularly contract with one company that different g
Jun 19, 2013 5:00am PDT
made since passenger oscar grant was shot. i'm christie smith. what they're looking for, coming up. >>> planes out of one bay area airport accused of putting lead into the air we breathe. we have a new report just out and that's up next. >>> and we had intense flight delays, three hours plus, last night. that was due to the thick fog. this morning, expecting more of the same. cooler start to the day. we have a spectacular finish headed our way. i'll detail that for where you live. >>> because i can move my cameras around i can snoop around as well. i'll show you what i found. you want to avoid this through san jose. >> start call you big brother. a live look outside. this one coming from the south bay. you made it to wednesday morning. it's a nice, beautiful, cool one. june 19th. this is "today in the bay." >>> right now, 5:01. congratulations, you have made it to wednesday. good morning, everybody. thank you for joining us. i'm jon kelley. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. hours away from b.a.r.t.'s police chief announcing a review of sweeping changes made to the department. all followi
Jun 16, 2013 9:00am PDT
news reporter nick smith joins us live along the embarcadero, the start and the finish of the race. nick, you were able to talk with the winners? >> absolutely. carolyn, it was absolutely fantastic watching these people cross the line. and still able to have a conversation after running a marathon. are you kidding me? carolyn, this is the first time that the embarcadero has been closed from mission street to fulsom for the race. and this is the reason why. if you look to the right you see everyone has had to go through a security checkpoint. this, of course, in light of boston. you have to go through the security checkpoint, security guards will actually check your bags, backpacks and strollers. there were only three access points to the secure areas, one on mission, oie on howard and the one here on fulsom. runners also had new rules to follow what they could carry during the race. the top finisher is a french pac student living in new york with unofficial time of 2:25:14. >> i really wanted to come here. i'm very glad to have won it. >> i spoke with him about security, and he say
Jun 14, 2013 11:35pm PDT
, will smith and shaquille o'neal versus a 2-year-old in "clash of the titus." now at the buzzer, here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hi, everyone. i'm jimmy. i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thank you for joining us for our game one "game night" special. >> tonight is game one of the nba finals, the san antonio spurs visit the miami heat, game one is important, because historically the winner of game one goes into game two having won the first game. [ laughter ] heat went seven games with the pacers, whereas spurs swept the grizzlies in four, earned nine days' rest as a result. rest is good. sometimes too much rest works against you. this is tony parker after game four. this is tony after ten days off. you see his jersey literally exploded after he put it on. there is a funny moment after game seven month the. heat forward shane battier rode the bench during that game but he made himself useful anyway. watch him here just behind lebron james. he decided to towel lebron off. also mops him. that's what you do when you have an endorsement deal with bed, bath a
Jun 17, 2013 1:00am EDT
and in particular after the bombings of embassies is in nairobi smith the clinton did in his station and congress started to legislate much better protection but it has the dysfunctional all. -- outcome it is not safer because it is so difficult to get in that they got to have their meeting so they are less well protected although they are doing there jobs well and out and about. >> one'' to the you have, washington will capital out war and hesitation the pretense and fumbling we're gone and argument over the country and its capital turned to what americans like and do best, action. half a continent and 130 million people were transformed into the greatest military power the world could see. amid the burst of energy. the state department's to a breathless and bewildered at an old lady during an intersection during rush-hour. what is that from? >> it is dean acheson rating on december 8, 1941 after pearl harbor at that time assistant secretary of state for economic affairs and was exasperated to see the state department was not better at its job when he goes on to say that what they needed to be d
Jun 18, 2013 2:00am PDT
and silver smith. the agency supported gold and silver smith mainly through material testing. and february 2012, the greek parliament killed its funding. this attorney knows the details. but what is this? computers are everywhere. the fax machine is on. a couple of water standing around. it looks more like officials are on their lunch break. this is the accounting office. some books seem to have been left lying open, waiting to be finished. i'm a bit surprised and turned to the attorney for advice. can you tell me if the centers close or open now? >> to be honest, it is a bit of both. the law has taken effect, but the ministry has taken no action to close the agency. i do not think they found a bankruptcy trustee yet, nor do they want to. >> why not? >> that is a mystery to me, too. >> the ministry of development that the staff home a year ago without a written notice. salary payments were stopped and bills were left unpaid. employees are suing the state now to get their jobs and wages back. constantino achieved a ruling hitherto unknown in greece -- a court attachment order against the of
Jun 17, 2013 11:00am PDT
we're hearing from the woman allegedly gang raped from a high school dance. christ yi smith was in court for part of her testimony. she joins us live outside of that courthouse in martinez. christie, i can only imagine what kind of emotions this young lady is going through. what is she saying about that night? >> reporter: jane doe is whatdc they're calling her. she remembers very little about that attack. she has sort of a flash memory of clutching a neck class she was given that night and being kicked in the stomach but she said she did not drink with any of these men or boys but at one point she did point to defendant jose montanyo of one of three men she was introduced to as she left the dance at richmond high school in 2009. a night prosecutors say left in a horrific night. she walked into court noticeably petit. she said at the time she was 16 years old, 4'11", 95 pounds. she says she left the dance because she wasn't feeling well and was going to call her dad when a male called her over into a courtyard and introduced her to three other young men. one of them even put
Jun 18, 2013 5:00pm PDT
to bring the a's to the south bay. >> tonight nick smith is live withp a's fans and n.oakland but we're going to start with mark matthews. mark? >> this is where thehte1 city believes÷ú fields of redevelopment dreams will come true. they will come. the new baseball park has been very good to the san francisco giants. and san jose has been dreaming of their own field. but giants own the rights for the south bay and so far, the giants and major league baseball refused to allow a's to move. >> they want to keep a's in pergatory. the attorney representing the city believes they're using to it unlawfully restrict competition. >> we filed legal action to get rid of the restricks so future mayors and counsels will be able to seek a baseball team. >> giants not commenting but ñ league bad this statement. and adding it'sfwç regrettable that the city resorted to litigation with no basis in law or in factu/". it would be just south of the new renamed center next to the transit hub. fans say the team and it's green collar baseball slogan are for oakland. abc 7 news nick smith joins us. nic
Jun 19, 2013 11:00pm PDT
at two games apiece. news from the nfl and the cowboys are back in red and gold. justin smith has signed a two-year exteption with the 49ers. smith is the anchor of the 49er 's defensive line. he made the pro bowl the last four years. at age 33 he is getting up there. the manic named "the cowboy" recovered from the tricep injury he received last season. so he is back to benching 350 like it is nothing. the spurs and the heat will meet in game seven of the nba finals tomorrow night. it is winner take all, and all will be nervous. >> i will be antsy and excited and i will have some butterflies and i will be nervous. everything. that's how it should be. the moment is going to be grand. like i said, i am happy to be a part of it. >> so are we. you can watch game seven here on abc7. pre game at 5:30 and tipoff at 6:00. and then we will have a special mystery guest on after the game. even wikileaks can't find out. abc7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. and they have been trying. >> we have interns running around the sports department trying to find this information. a well kept secre
Jun 18, 2013 9:00pm PDT
they are. >> shu: and smith took himself out and lost his job. >> most of doctors with athletes are working with these athletes and that is where the focus is. a lot of the focus needs to occur. one thing i try to i am part to athletes, i'm not trying to play the game longer than necessary and i'm trying to tend your career. when you go back to play your brain is healed. lowering the risk of long term complications associated with these injuries. unfortunately i had to retire 16-year-old athletes from sports. >> cheryl: you have an organization? >> we founded, co-founded with dr. cindy chang and we founded the california concussion coalition. its special program. a nationally recognized nonprofit that emphasizes research in concussion. coalition emphasizes education. we want to work with all those involved in sports, coaches and administrators, parents and athletes about how to properly identify and respond to the injuries if they occur. how to manage and treat these injuries and when it is safe to return athletes to activities and play. we also work with medical providers and provide educa
Jun 16, 2013 5:30pm PDT
intended to give to barbara smith because i have not pleased with housing, but since barbara has been taken over, there's the benefit of the doubt, maybe things can turn around. will it or won't it? we don't know. there's no trust there. i planned to give these to barbara but i got a call from the office and the office said commissions might want to see these... >> let me just finish -- so they're right behind you so they'll be happy to get that from you, ma'am. no, i'm leaving these with commissions. >> okay. next speaker. thank you very much. >> thank you everyone for being concerned. >> if you can speak into the mic. >> i live in the west side project and my concern is that everything been going well, but i have a lot of problem like these people have because before i went to van ness. my concern now is about a year-and-a-half i had continually been getting roaches in my refrigerator. i had repeatedly asked the people and the manager and everybody i was supposed to talk to to give me another refrigerator. i haven't seen that yet. couple of weeks ago on memorial day my stove br
Jun 18, 2013 8:30am PDT
to exist as long as they have. we've had some progress already with barbara smith but we also need funding and need to support her so i would urge you to do what you can. >> thank you. next speaker. er >> my name is jessica. thank you for requesting this very important performance audit. we are very concerned about the many, many, seniors and people with disabilities who are been living in housing authority units in pretty bad conditions for years and the many more who are waiting to get in. it's a huge problem that we talked about today as far as the waiting list and the vacant units. we're very glad there were some changes last year about the waiting list as far as people who have disabilities or seniors or who are experienceing homelessness being moved up on the list, but of course that means we have to keep the list moving and make sure that people are actually getting into housing and the list is updated regularly and having vacant units when we see homeless everyday is just terrible. we're concerned about some of the maintenance issues we have seen today. we're talking about rea
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Jun 18, 2013 12:00pm PDT
smith to you as on on server feel like this might rise to that level? >> i can't really tell. i mean, it's not quite because he is -- not like he is about to kill someone or kill lots of people. usually that's when you -- or he has killed someone in that circumstance he has a nuclear launch code, get him. about if you don't reach that level, i'm not sure such extreme action is necessary. >> the government makes the case that, because of this action, our safety has been harmed, but to be fair here the government always says that when some of its secrets get out. >> yeah. i mean, look. they obviously have opportunity this in the past. usually for terrorists or people who they're about to kill a u.s. citizen. i don't think reached that point unless he has something dangerous on his hard drive. >> good to see you, sir. >> thank you. >> shepard: more than ten years after the war in afghanistan, president obama's administration is set to start direct talks with the taliban. the taliban are 'opening offices for the purposes. negotiation are said to begin in a few days. so, good. uh-huh. the tal
Jun 16, 2013 6:00am PDT
security in place, following the attacks in boston. abc7 news reporter nick smith is joining us live near the starting line. good morning, nick. you have got more on this marathon. >> absolutely. carolyn, you know one of the best parts about covering this race is the fact that they do it in waves. you get a chance to meet different groups of people who are starting to lineup for their part of the race. one of the things that everyone told me repeatedly is they have kept the incidents in boston in the back of their mind and they are aware of everything that happened there. and those procedures have played a part in the way things have played out today. these new security measures are all in response to the the boston marathon coming in april. the attack is very much on the minds of runners as they get ready to hit the streets. in fact, there was a 35 to 40 minute early start for the first time for this race. the start line here between embarcadero and full some and mission street were two of the only three security check points. but runners told me they could not let what happened in bosto
Jun 16, 2013 11:00pm EDT
world and all coming your way next in sports extra. scott smith standing by with what's on big show. scott? >> whael unbelievable weekend in philadelphia. marion just pwaoeplt of course we will take back look at the final round are of u.s. open plus steven made his return to disabled list and looked great what about rest of nats? that plus much moorheading your way next on sports extra. thank you scott and that does for us fox five news always on asite. but right here sports extra is just three minutes away. welcome took fox five sports extra. thank you for staying uping with us. ahead on program steven tprurpbs two week trip to d le is your ring considered just one hit today as every reason to ticked off boy it. surprise know lopsided nba final performance is we will hear from three time nhl mvp alex but let's begin with second mayor championship of golf season toughest test of golf no exception had year. but one guy was meant to tame marion golf it was phil mibleson. and chair reon today. his 4rd birthday. but let's begin within tie better wodz. unlike phil, tiger won convenient t
Jun 19, 2013 6:00pm PDT
, rangers have just gone ahead. a 33-year-old smith nicknamed cowboy has been named all pro for four straight years had a streak of 185 starts end. smith pumped about getting back to work. >> players and coaches just excited to get back. give it another run. you know? so... another year another fresh start to try to realize it, win it. >> justin smith's neck is bigger than my thigh. nascar coming to town. five time winner jeff gordon a big fan of the race. >> beautiful place napa valley. and what it has to offer. unbelievable. you know? it's fun and exciting place to go. i like to go there when i'm not racing. >> the spurs just seconds away from wrapping up nba title tonight. after heart break in game six they've got to get ready. heat down five points. ray allen with five seconds left. and so spurs got together to talk about the twhaun got away z they say the spurs will be ready for game seven. >> and we're not going hang our heads and dwell on that. we'll be ready. >> this is what you pay for. to watch. you pay for two great teams battle to the very, very end. and that is what we'l
Jun 19, 2013 7:00pm PDT
gone ahead. a 33-year-old smith nicknamed cowboy has been named all pro for four straight years had a streak of 185 starts end. smith pumped about getting back to work. >> players and coaches just excited to get back. give it another run. you know? so... another year another fresh start to try to realize it, win it. >> justin smith's neck is bigger than my thigh. nascar coming to town. five time winner jeff gordon a big fan of the race. >> beautiful place napa valley. and what it has to offer. unbelievable. you know? it's fun and exciting place to go. i like to go there when i'm not racing. >> the spurs just seconds away from wrapping up nba title tonight. after heart break in game six they've got to get ready. heat down five points. ray allen with five seconds left. and so spurs got together to talk about the twhaun got away z they say the spurs will be ready for game seven. >> and we're not going hang our heads and dwell on that. we'll be ready. >> this is what you pay for. to watch. you pay for two great teams battle to the very, very end. and that is what we'll do tomorrow. last
Jun 19, 2013 2:00am PDT
, followed by tim hickey and brian smith. >> i am a taxi cab driver. we have a lot of angry business owner driver and citizen, and you met on the policy that you make. all of this anti-, mta policy, probably altogether with the sore that i think that we are going to happen. and they are going to make a big organization against the mta, or visit the website or coming very soon, i think, and this i mentioned... (inaudible) because you are making so favor. all of this bicyclists are very elegant and blocking the front of cart and they will move the bicyclists and (inaudible) driver, and this happens all of the time. and you are making the policy that don't care about the people that live here. old people, a lot of people, live here. and you are making this 10,000 bicycle list and you are making this some kind of favor policy but this anti-, anti-power... and all of this business owner because of the government. and they are becoming a big organization and the economy and i think, and i think. >> and yesterday i take a woman she said, i paid the meter at 6:00 and i said yes, these are a lot of
Jun 17, 2013 5:00am PDT
want to be a part of. "today in the bay's" christie smith is live at 0 dot co coliseum. christie, does it still smell out there? anything lingering? >> reporter: fortunately i can't smell anything. quite a strong breeze by the freeway. i have to tell you quite a few tweets going out this morning saying that if this isn't proof that the a's need a brand new stadium to play in, they don't know what is. after raw sewage was reported in the clubhouse level which basically meant the oakland a's and mariners had to share a locker room, that of the oakland raiders. "the chronicle" reports players went up and down the stairs in towels and shower shoes. the a's drew a sell-out crowd, that's good news, which could have put extra strange on the facility which was built in 1966. the a's have a lease that expires after this season. the a's have been looking for a new stadium eyeing san jose. major league baseball hasn't given a decision because of the giants territorial rights. it's been a stalemate with other issues involved. a number of a's players tweeted out about the sewage saga, like josh red
Jun 18, 2013 5:00am PDT
by a pit bull, one of two dogs living at the family home. "today in the bay's" christie smith is live with more on the on going investigation. christie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jon. i got off the phone with the dispatcher for union city police. she didn't have a lot of information but she did confirm that it was a 6-year-old boy who was mauled here on elizabeth way, saying it happened sometime after 11:00 in the morning yesterday. i said how is the child doing this morning. she was quiet. she said she didn't know and put me through to a public information officer's voice mail. i'm waiting the hear back. it's believe the boy was taken to lucile packard children's hospital. alameda county responded. apparently one or two dogs may have lived at the home, believe to be pit bulls or pit bull mixes. there are reports from neighbors who say the little boy lost a lot of blood in the attack. the home very quiet this morning. just one light on. a number of reporters out here. union city police expected to provide an update for us a little later this morning. reporting li
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Jun 21, 2013 11:00pm EDT
up a big win for the white house. really. ♪ [ agent smith ] i've found software that intrigues me. it appears it's an agent ogood. ♪ [ agent smith ] ge soware connects patients to nurses to the right machines while dramatically ducing waiting time. [ telephone ringing ] now a waiting room is just a room. [ static warbles ] charles: on the longest day of the year it is time for an extra long blitz. welcome to the summer solstice edition of "the blitz." we have some real hot issues. issue number one, you think recalls are bad, now wait until the next generation of cars. volvo the latest to build a car that parks itself. so, with aon of recalls this month ale, how badly would all ge >> i never thought i would say this in a million years, but how smart are the cars going to get? the imagine the lice reports? i wasn't driving, my car did it. i don't know where this is going to go, this will be like t law of unintende consequences. recalls will go up. the tort system will come under fire and an indirect impacon earnings the first time a cars find liable for an accident the driver did
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Jun 17, 2013 7:00pm EDT
smith. edward snowden says he may reveal more government secrets and he vows the leaks will keep coming even if he ends up dead or behind bars. that's according to the guardian newspaper which hosted that it claimed -- what it claimed was an online chat with snowden today. fox news cannot verify it actually was snowden answering the questions the person claiming to be the nsa contractor says the u.s. government is not going to be able to cover this up by jailing or murdering me. truth is coming and it cannot be stopped. former vice president dick cheney helped expand government surveillance programs after 9/11 answered told "fox news sunday" snowden is no hero for exposing them. >> i think he is a traitor. i think it's one of the worst occasions in my memory of somebody with access to classified information doing enormous damage to the national security interests of the united states. >> jon: the former vice president also said is he deeply suspicious about snowden hiding out in hong kong but didn't directly accuse him of spying for china. jennifer griffin is live at the pentagon. jenni
Jun 16, 2013 5:00am PDT
reporter nick smith joins us live near the starting line with more on the marathon. nick, they should be off and running. >> they should be by now, carolyn. you know, we are a couple blocks away just because of security measures. you mentioned that are in place this time around for the san francisco marathon. this, of course, is the first marathon we've had since the boston bombings. you know extra precautions were put in place the runners were asked to get here 30 to 35 minutes earlier and they also did things they haven't done before in the interest of bags and security. runners also had to check any bags or backpacks bigger than a piece of binder paper. now officials tell abc7 news that about 5,000 fewer participants registered for this year's race. the roster list this year is closer to 20,000. and they have had more than that in the past. now back here live i can tell you that we still have a few strayinglers who are making their way to the starting points. coming up at six, what i hope to do, carolyn, is to speak to a couple of those participating in the 36th annual san francisc
Jun 16, 2013 1:00pm PDT
of oklahoma are ready to accept the president's apology. >> even the chairman, congressman smith, takes issue with some of our most basic scientific beliefs. earlier this year, smith drafted a bill to put major restrictions on the national science foundation. that's the group that funds scientistic research and has been for hundreds of nobel lauerats. johnson writes, this is the first step on a path that would destroy the merit based review process at nsf and intrudes political pressure in what is widely viewed as the most effective process for awarding research funds in the world. the ranking house member on science and technology, thank you jurfor joining us. >> thank you. >> and bill nye the science guy. thank you both. >> thank you. good afternoon. >> i want it start with you because it feels like the -- that republicans actually on the science committee at this point are more about an anti-science agenda rather than furthering our interest in science. >> well, some days it seems that way. actually, i don't want to be that critical of my colleagues. but it is very difficult some days to s
Jun 18, 2013 8:00am PDT
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Jun 18, 2013 10:00pm PDT
. [ agent smith ] i've found software that intrigues me. it appears it's an agent of good. ♪ [ agent smith ] ge software connects patients to nurses to the right machines while dramatically reducing waiting time. [ telephone ringing ] now a waiting room is just a room. [ static warbles ] >> what amuses me, obama is coming in with the black helicopters. >> that was president obama responding to a question about the nsa surveillance operation. this is what happened today at the house hearing on the very same subject. >> has the nsa ever tracked any political enemies of the administration, whether it is a republican administration or democratic administration? have either of the administrations, you said you're 100% audible, so you would know this answer to this question. have you ever tracked the members of the opposite political side? >> no. >> ari melber joins me coming up. but next, how they would rather pay for money at gitmo than paying for money for school lunches in the united states. why let constipation weigh you down? as soon as you feel it, try miralax. it works differently than o
Jun 20, 2013 3:00pm EDT
authorized mercedes-benz dealer. hurry, before this opportunity cools off. [ agent smith ] i've found software that intrigues me. it appears it's an agent of good. ♪ [ agent smith ] ge software connects patients to nurses to the right machines while dramatically reducing waiting time. [ telephone ringing ] now a waiting room is just a room. [ static warbles ] particularly economic sensitive ones like housing like financials, bill? >> all right, housing stocks getting crushed on fears of higher interest rates. will kill the rebound in home prices. home builders index, the h -- the xhb, down more than 4% right now. this is despite a better than expected increase in existing home sales for the month of may that we heard about. is this sell off a buying opportunity, he asked? let's talk numbers on the technical side. jc o'hara and on the fundamental side, jc cruz. what do you think? these home builders, is it time to buy or are you going to let it settle out some more? >> over the last few days, there's been some extreme weakness. if you take a step back and look at longer term picture,
Jun 15, 2013 7:00pm EDT
of ida mckinley are two guests returning to the table, richard norton smith and carl anthony. we are going to start our program with film. this is the first time that a president and first lady have been captured on film in the the united states. this rare footage is mr. and mrs. mckinley coming on stage in 1901. that date is significant because the next day the president would be shot by an assassin's bullets. what was it about this exhibition that attracted the president to want to go? >> it was a world there. >> it was a world there. -- fair, it was a celebration of america's place in the new world. the presidency was very surprising in many ways. in fact, he was the president who took the country to the world stage. the spanish-american war and turned america into a republican into an empire. at the end of his life in the last speech he gave, in effect he talks in ways that years later we can all appreciate about opening america to the world. >> we were looking at our posting and everybody is asking about what is known of ida mckinley, her ill health. here she is traveling wi
Jun 14, 2013 10:00pm PDT
ever to build a nuclear racktor, and he's met the president. harry smith meets a teenage genius whose quest to change the world started in his parents' garage. >>> also, the whole world saw what happened to her at the hands of her husband, and it made her the face of suffering around the world. tonight, ann curry report on her journey to recovery and the american family that risked so much to help her. >> this is what i don't understand. you met her once. >> yeah. >> so why did you open your life to her? >>> also tonight, his talent as a dog whisperer made him rich and famous. but then his life fell apart. tonight, caesar milan reveals to kate snow what went wrong and how he's working at rebuilding it. >>> plus, the emwe hagem we hav uncovered out of our film vault out of the "mad men" era. the women of the skies, building the perfect stewardess. that and more as "rock center" gets underway. >>> good evening and welcome to "rock center." we begin tonight with a report on one of the most sought-after and still-emerging technologies in medicine. it's robotic surgery with an assist from
Jun 17, 2013 6:00am PDT
into the clubhouse. >> "today in the bay's" christie smith live at has some saying this is a sign the a's need a new stadium. how does it smell out there this morning? >> reporter: the good news is it doesn't smell bad at all because there's quite a bit of wind here. the good news, also, it was a sellout crowd. the bad news t leaky pipes at couldn't handle it all. the players saying raw sewage forced both the a's and the mariners to head for higher ground, that being the raiders' second floor locker rooms. the sewage backup as you can imagine smelled pretty bad. it extended to the umpire's room, bathrooms and manager's offices at the clubhouse level. apparently this isn't the first time they've dealt with something like this. the angels filed a complaint about unsanitary conditions a few years ago at the coliseum was built in 1966. the a's lease expires after this season. they were asked about the need for a new stadium and they said, it's clear, right. major league baseball hasn't given the go-ahead because of the giants' territorial rights. here are some of the player tweets, from
Jun 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
at that family's home. "today in the bay's" christie smith live in union city with more on the on going investigation. tough morning out there, christie. >> reporter: good morning to you, just an awful story out here. neighbors telling us there were at least two dogs living in this home believed to be pit bulls or pit bull mixes and there were quite a few children coming and going from the home as well. but they describe these dogs as very, very friendly. i just got off the phone with the alameda county fire department. they're telling me that they responded to the home at 11:33 a.m. yesterday on elizabeth way to a medical energy for a 6-year-old boy. that little boy had been mauled. that boy taken to lucile packard and now what's happening is we spoke with the santa clara county coroner's office and they're saying this turned into a jurisdictional issue between them and alameda county which is where the mauling happened. neighbors say it appeared that this boy lost a lot of blood and now, of course, it's turned tragic. they're saying they never saw these dogs out on the street, running
Jun 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
to be reviewed, all of them reviewed to see what's working and not working. "today in the bay" christie smith live in oakland with details and why the timing of the review may not be a coincidence. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. an attorney here in oakland who represented oscar grant's family after the shooting thinks this is a good idea, one that doesn't happen enough with police departments. b.a.r.t.'s police chief announcing in a couple of hours that they're taking a much closer look at the reforms put in place after the 2009 shooting here in the the fruitvale b.a.r.t. station new year's day, unarmed passenger oscar grant working and what's not. what he's going to announce is they're going to be hiring a retired police chief to take a look at that. he'll be starting in july. his name, patrick oliver. oscar grant was shot and killed at fruitvale b.a.r.t. station, then b.a.r.t. officer messerle says that he accidentally grabbed his gun instead of his taser. a couple of things that they're going to be taking a closer look at, ten of them, but they include training, use of force, bia
Jun 20, 2013 5:00am PDT
. "today in the bay's" christie smith joins us live in fremont with details on the impact of a possible b.a.r.t. strike. >> good morning to you. whether you're a regular b.a.r.t. rider or not, a strike would affect you because the freeways, buses, other ways to get around would be absolutely packed. this morning b.a.r.t. riders are going to be getting this. this is what union workers will be handing out at stations this morning, basically ex-plachk that the b.a.r.t. workers' contract expires in ten days. union leaders say they don't want to strike and workers are pushing for better safety measures and staffing. the bottom line is thousands of riders rely on b.a.r.t. to get to work each day. the two largest unions have authorized a strike vote for the 25th. riders want an agreement so they're not stuck in gridlock. transportation planners have an issue, too. america's cup racing starts in july and b.a.r.t. is part of the plan to get spectators to the competition not using their cars. one b.a.r.t. rider who goes from fremont to san francisco each day says both sides really need to work it o
Jun 20, 2013 6:00am PDT
is looming. "today in the bay's" christie smith joins us live in fremont with more details on the impact of a possible b.a.r.t. strike. >> reporter: good morning, laura. b.a.r.t. union workers will be out at stations this morning. we haven't seen them just yet. they'll be handing out this flier letting riders know that their contract expires in just ten days. now, that could mean that eventually there may be a strike. but i have to tell you the riders we're speaking with this morning didn't know anything about it. union leaders saying they don't really want to go on@qxstrike. their flier says they want fair pay and safer working conditions. for riders, right now, they're wondering what they would do. they don't want to be stuck in gridlock on bay area freeways. add to that america's cup racing sets sail in san francisco in july. b.a.r.t. is part of the plan to get all the spectators there. this morning, one man who started commuting from fremont to san francisco says he hopes talk of this work stoppage will end. >> quite a built. i'd probably have to find another form of transportation,
Jun 21, 2013 5:00am PDT
part of that building. "today in the bay's" christie smith has more details on this price see grand reopening. this is full circle because you were one of the first reporters on the scene when it caught fire all those months ago. >> reporter: yeah. good morning to you. as you said, it's been nearly four long months since chez panisse shut its doors because of the fire. every time we've been there covering this because of the fire and the rebuilding process, people stop us and want to know what's going on. and they ask us when it's going to reopen. we have some good news. that is it's going to finally be serving food, opening the doors tonight with a celebration and fund-raiser at $1,000 to $2,500 per person with proceeds going to the edible school yard project. that's a school curriculum that teaches students about healthy food choices. it is a private dinner. chez panisse was founded by chef alice waters, an icon and activist in the california cuisine movement. the building itself created by artists many years ago on march 8th. overnight electrical fire caused about $200,000 in dam
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